Fantasy Bakes: Dame Vera Lynn

Hers is the voice of hope, resistance, and resilience in the face of despair. Hers was the voice of comfort to those away fighting and to those on the homefront. In terms of Fantasy Bakes, Dame Vera Lynn is one of those national treasures who I hold so dear. Many of us will have known her voice passed down to … Read More

WI Workshops and the WI Fair

I love visiting WI groups; the Women’s Institute is now as much of a force to be reckoned with as it ever was, with new groups springing up all over the country and membership numbers on the up. On Friday, I visited a fabulous group at WI House in Northampton. We spent the morning decorating chocolate cupcakes with sugarpaste roses … Read More

Weekend Bakes: If Life Gives You Lemons…

Today, I am going to be in full-on Edinburgh prep mode for Foodies Festival this weekend. I’m talking LOOONG bathtime, hair set in rollers, nails perfectly manicured (I do my own gel nails, I’m obsessive over them!), and early to bed with a Horlicks. I’ve got an early flight tomorrow and this ‘baking beauty’* needs her beauty sleep! And a … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Immodesty Blaize

Happy Monday to you all! I’m feeling up for this week… bring it on and do your worst because this girl is firing on all cylinders. As has become my custom here at Restoration Cake, I am beginning the new week with another fantasy bake. I am blessed to work with some fantastic clients and gorgeous couples on Bespoke Celebration … Read More

Let Them Tweet Cake: Day Four

Nothing brings out the sunshine quite like a zesty slice of Lemon Drizzle Cake. Whether it rain or shine this Bank Holiday Weekend, there can be nothing nicer than this to enjoy over tea with friends, family, or just in front of the telly box! Continuing this series of YouTube videos from the last two weeks on the #letthemtweetcake campaign … Read More